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The Patient Compensation Association decides compensation claims for patients injured in connection to treatment by the Danish Health Service. This website will tell you more about compensation for injuries caused by treatment and drugs. The Danish Act on the Right to Complain and Receive Compensation within the Health Service covers injuries occurring in private and public hospitals and those caused by authorised health professionals in private practice. On the website you can find out more about the case administration and the legislation according to which cases are decided.


100 m DKK

In 2015 99.9 million Danish kroner was given as compensation to cancer-patients and their relatives.

31,6 %

 1109 cases from the public hospitals were recognized in the first part of 2015. That gives a recognition percentage of 31,6.

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